What are the Best Neighborhoods in Huntersville, NC?

Beth Sterner
Beth Sterner
Published on May 2, 2017

What are the Best Neighborhoods in Huntersville, NC?

Living near Huntersville, NC, I have an incredible understanding of the local neighborhoods. The list below was compiled after polling local residents their opinion of the best neighborhoods in Huntersville, NC and why.

best neighborhoods in huntersville nc

Huntersville, NC is located in Mecklenburg County. It is home to a growingly popular downtown, beautiful landscapes and waterfront communities on Lake Norman. As of 2015, the census bureau reported over 50,000 residents in Huntersville, NC. The neighborhoods in Huntersville are popular for people who commute to Charlotte. The Huntersville area is home to some of the area’s best dining and shopping. The outdoor enthusiast will be at home in Huntersville, with countless greenways and close proximity to US National Whitewater Center and Lake Norman. You will find some of the best neighborhoods to buy a home in Huntersville, NC as you read through this blog. If you have any questions about neighborhoods or homes for sale in Huntersville, NC, please give me a call today!

Today, Huntersville growth moves east and west with multiple new communities. The closer you stay to interstate 77, or downtown, the more developed Huntersville is. If you head toward Lake Norman or east of the town of Huntersville the area becomes more rural, and you will likely find more house for your money.

So according to area residents, what are the best neighborhoods in Huntersville, NC? Find them below listed in no particular order.


northstone golf club

Located in Huntersville, NC, Northstone community is of the top subdivisions in the Lake Norman housing market. The Northstone Country Club Golf Course is part of this Huntersville neighborhood. You can choose to join the Northstone Country Club, which gains you access to the tennis and basketball courts, fitness center and the community swimming pool.

Northstone homes for sale are popular with the many amenities, but also the close proximity to I-77 for easy travel to Charlotte and Hwy 73 for a short drive to Concord, NC. The Northstone Subdivision includes sidewalks, large trees and numerous cul-de-sacs. This Huntersville Neighborhood should be on your list if you are looking to buy a home for sale in Huntersville.

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vermillion homes for sale

The Vermillion neighborhood in Huntersville, NC offers a great blend of the new with the old in terms of development. In the ‘New Vermillion’ home buyers can find great lots for sale to build their new home. The builders in Vermillion include names like David Weekley and Ryan Homes, who can build a new home for you to your specifications. These builders will also be completing Townhomes in Vermillion in the near future.

The other great things about the Vermillion Subdivision in Huntersville is it has it’s own retail stores, commercial offices, bar and restaurant and even a post office in the community. The go to place in Vermillion Neighborhood for residents and others in the local community is Harvey’s Bar and Grill. The Vermillion Neighborhood is rated as one of the best neighborhoods in Huntersville by area residents and for those searching for Huntersville Homes for Sale. It is located about 3 miles from I-77 for incredible convenience to those traveling to work into Charlotte or the Lake Norman area.

To View Homes for Sale in Vermillion click here!

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Latta Springs

 huntersville homes for sale

The Latta Springs neighborhood in Huntersville, NC are located on the west side of town and is situated close to Mountain Island Lake and Lake Norman. This area of the Huntersville community is the more peaceful and quiet place to live. The towns of Cornelius and Denver, NC are also adjacent to this side of Huntersville. This location is perfect for people who want live away from busier traffic areas in Huntersville but still want to be close to the local amenities.

The Latta Springs community has amenities including walking trails, recreation area, playground, swimming pool and lake. The Latta Springs Homes for Sale offers many intriguing floor plans for any size family.

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birkdale homes for sale

Birkdale neighborhood offers a wide variety of home layouts and sizes to fit any family. This popular community in the Town of Huntersville Real Estate is perfect for those who like close proximity to work in the Lake Norman and Charlotte, NC area. You will have plenty of exciting indoor and outdoor activities within driving distance, while avoiding the higher city taxes. Birkdale offers a great local golf course with lower 9 and 18-hole rates compared to Trump National in Mooresville, NC and River Run in Davidson, NC. The benefit to the Birkdale Golf Course is you do not have to be a member to play.

One of the best things about living here is the convenient access to Birkdale Village and its large list of restaurants, stores, movie theater and constant warm weather entertainment. The Birkdale Homes for Sale are located only minutes from other Lake Norman Real Estate and provides access to lake activities including swimming, watersports, fishing and more during the warmer months from Spring to Fall.

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Gilead Ridge

gilead ridge homes for sale

The Gilead Ridge Subdivision includes many home styles and sizes for home buyers interested in Huntersville Real Estate to choose from. This community is considered one of the Best Neighborhoods in Huntersville, NC and offers easy access to I-77. It is located only minutes from the many things to do in Huntersville, including restaurants, entertainment and shopping.

To View Homes for Sale in Gilead Ridge click here!


skybrook golf club huntersville

Skybrook is another neighborhood often ranked in the best subdivisions in Huntersville, NC. This community is located about 15 minutes east of the Lake Norman Real Estate area. The popular Skybrook Neighborhood in Huntersville includes the beautiful Skybrook Golf Course. The amenities in Skybrook Subdivision include a fitness center, basketball and tennis courts, recreational fields, picnic areas and a large swimming pool along with an adjacent competition pool. This top Huntersville neighborhoods boasts a serene entrance with horse pastures and fields and does not have the cluttered development feel.

If the Skybrook development was not enough, you will have to decide between two other Skybrook communities including Homes for Sale in Skybrook North Parkside and Skybrook North Villages Homes for Sale. Both subdivisions are only a short drive away from the original, highly rated Skybrook neighborhood. If you are looking for something more simple, you can see the available Skybrook Townhomes for Sale in Huntersville, NC.

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To View Skybrook North Parkside Homes for Sale click here!

To View Skybrook North Villages Homes for Sale click here!

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macaulay homes for sale

MacAulay Homes for Sale in Huntersville, NC are part of one of the best neighborhoods in the Lake Norman area. The MacAulay Subdivision is extremely family-friendly and is centrally located to other Huntersville Homes for Sale.

The amenities in the MacAulay community include a clubhouse, tennis courts, playground, pond and pool to keep you and your family active with great outdoor activities.

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Village of Rosedale

rosedale homes for sale

The Village of Rosedale, more commonly referred to as Rosedale, is located off Ranson Rd in Huntersville, NC. The neighborhood is just behind the Rosedale Shopping Center. In Rosedale you will find a wide variety of homes, ranging from 2200 sq. ft. to 3400 sq.ft. Rosedale Homes for Sale are situated on lot sizes varying from 0.17 acres to 0.48 acres. This community does have a Homeowners  Association (HOA).

The Rosedale Subdivision amenities include a Playground and a Swimming Pool. Buying a Home for Sale in the Village of Rosedale will put you within walking distance of the Rosedale Shopping Center, which includes specialty shops, grocery and restaurant bars. Nearby you will also find one of the area’s best hospitals, the Presbyterian Hospital just across Gilead Road. If you have young children you will love that the Torrence Creek Elementary School is directly in front of the Rosedale Neighborhood. The subdivision is perfectly situated only 10 minutes from Birkdale Village and Northlake Mall, as well as only 15 minutes from Downtown Charlotte.

To View Village of Rosedale Homes for Sale click here!


cedarfield homes for sale

The Cedarfield Neighborhood in Huntersville, NC is located along McCoy Road, a short drive from Gilead Road and I-77, in the heart of Huntersville. Cedarfield Homes for Sale vary is sizes from 1100 sq. ft. to over 4000 sq. ft. The lot sizes in Cedarfield community range from 0.1 acres to 1.74 acres. The Homeowners Association dues are around $400 annually and is incredibly reasonable for the Cedarfield amenities you will have access to. The Cedarfield neighborhood amenities include a Clubhouse, Swimming Pool, Playground and greenway walking trails. The greenways in Cedarfield connect to other areas of Huntersville and even allow access to Gilead Road for a long walk or bike ride to the local Earthfare or Harris Teeter grocery stores.

If you buy one of the Cedarfield Homes for Sale you will also be in close proximity to local Huntersville shopping, restaurants and bars. You can easily drive North to Birkdale Village for more entertainment and shopping, South to Northlake Mall or Downtown Charlotte, and a west to Lake Norman. If you are looking for Homes for Sale in Huntersville, you have to check out the Cedarfield neighborhood.

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Complete List of Popular Subdivisions in Huntersville, NC



Birkdale Village

Carrington Ridge



Gilead Ridge

Gilead Village

Latta Springs



Monteith Park





Stephens Grove

The Hamptoms



Final Thoughts on the Neighborhoods in Huntersville, NC

This list is only a few of the incredible number of great neighborhoods in Huntersville. When picking the best or most popular neighborhoods in Huntersville I wanted to give you a list compiled by the opinions of local residents. Huntersville, NC is a large town and you will often find several great neighborhoods within a short distance of each other. If you already live in Huntersville or thinking about relocating to Huntersville, I can help you find a new home in an area that fits your needs.

After interviewing clients and other Huntersville residents I have put together a list of pros and cons about living in Huntersville!

What do you love about Huntersville, NC?

  • Location
  • Affordability
  • Amenities
  • Schools
  • Lake Norman

What would you change about Huntersville, NC?

  • Walkability is not great
  • Small yards in some neighborhoods
  • Traffic (better infrastructure)

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